We are not Comedy Central

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A few weeks ago, we were flattered to receive this message:

Please stop airing the commercial ordering people to watch the new season of the Sarah Silverman show, “Or I’ll kill my dog.” As we had to euthanize our 14-year old golden retriever on Friday, we do NOT find this commercial even remotely humorous. Our dog was an important part of our family, and even if he hadn’t died, jesting over killing of one’s pet is sick! The ‘joke’ is not ‘edgy’, and it’s not ‘funny’. It is immature and disgusting.

Not, of course, because we condone killing dogs (I love my puppy), but because someone had mistaken our article on Sarah Silverman for perhaps Comedy Central itself–where the ad ran.

I thought I’d add to our material on the offensively funny comedienne, with this piece written by her sister, a rabbi living in Israel, about growing up with Sarahd

Posted on November 20, 2007

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